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Australian trade, investment & economy

Wednesday Lunch at Lowy: 2011 The year ahead - Lowy Institute presentations

On 2 February, the second half of the Wednesday Lunch series was launched with a discussion by three Lowy Institute scholars, Rory Medcalf, Annmaree O'Keeffe and Sam Roggeveen, on how Australia should be preparing for some of the big global and regional policy challenges in the second decade of the

Distinguished Speaker series: The future of trade policy in an uncertain world - Dr Craig Emerson presentation

On Friday 10 December, the Lowy Institute brought together the Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP, Minister for Trade, and an expert panel including Alex Thursby, the Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Europe & America, ANZ Banking Group and Anwarul Hoda, the Chair Professor of ICRIER’s Trade Policy and

Wednesday Lunch at Lowy: The Commercial Policy and Trade Strategies of the World’s Leading Economic Powers - Professor Simon Evenett

On Tuesday, 29 June 2010, the Wednesday Lowy Lunch Club provided an opportunity to hear from one of the world’s leading experts on the international trading system, Professor Simon Evenett. Professor Evenett discussed the commercial policy and trade strategies of the United States, Europe, and

Keynote address: Doing business with the United States in a post GFC world - The Honourable Anthony Byrne MP

Despite the economic downturn following the global financial crisis, the United States remains Australia’s most significant commercial partner, taking into account the value and diversity of our two-way investment and trade flows. On Tuesday 18 May at a panel discussion on the prospects and trends

Wednesday Lunch at Lowy: How will global trade fare post GFC? - Professor Robert Lawrence presentation

At the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy on 10 June, Professor Robert Lawrence of Harvard University spoke on the global financial crisis and international trade.At precisely the time when coordinated global action is required to meet the GFC, there are worrying signs in the US and other leading economies of

Golden straitjackets can chafe

Trade agreements, such as the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement, are usually evaluated in terms of their success in reducing tariffs and other barriers to market access. These negotiations, however, present a more important opportunity - to improve the rules which govern international economic